Los Alamos National Laboratory Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager (Program Manager 1) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As a Weapons Infrastructure Program Manager 1 (PM-1), you will provide leadership and overall portfolio management for a specific scope including but not limited to Operations and Maintenance, Recapitalization and Capability Based Investment Project, or Line-Item Projects, as part of the Weapons Infrastructure (WI) team. You will work closely with the WI team of program managers under the direction of the Program Director to determine and execute work to meet federal customer (e.g., NA-50) needs, timeframes, and funding requirements. In doing so, you will develop working relationships with internal LANL stakeholders and external stakeholders, including federal customers.
You will take a leading role in generating program and project reporting through federal reporting tools such as the G2 system. Specific duties include working with project control engineers and finance representatives to generate monthly project spend plans, baseline line change documentation, and work packages as appropriate. Respond to emerging requests from NA-50 and other customers, as appropriate. Identify and assist with mitigation of risks associated with projects as required. Prepare internal and federal program cost review deliverables with the understanding that critical deadlines must be met. Participate in WI team improvement initiatives including new business processes and tool development. Perform special projects as requested by WIPO management.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Familiarity with Project Management processes and methods, demonstrated ability to develop resource loaded schedules with fixed milestones, and cost and schedule performance reporting using NNSA performance reporting tools. Strong attention to detail required related to project planning and reporting.Experience managing cost and schedule commitments for projects, including effective communication and reporting.
Excellent communication skills as demonstrated by previous successful experience delivering presentations, written communications and reports, and facilitating discussions. Demonstrated experience in interacting effectively with all levels of internal personnel; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts.
Basic knowledge of nuclear weapons and NNSA facilities that support the U.S. stockpile.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance, which generally requires U.S. citizenship.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 2 years of directly related technical and project management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation; an advanced degree is preferred.
Active Q clearance
Specific knowledge of LANL facilities, programs, and projects related to the weapons infrastructure.
Previous experience with the federal G2 reporting system.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
COVID Vaccine :
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid childbirth and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Salyer, Reyna Linda
Vacancy Name: IRC90593
Organization Name WIPO/Weapons Infrastructure And Planning Office
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC90593
Category: Project Management